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1 hr ago | Hereford Times

A parade of vintage farm machinery through Bromyard. Photo: Eye Contact Media.

Chairman of the Bromyard Hop Festival, Ian Raven, with one of the T.1KG Hop pockets used in the senior hop pocket race.

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5 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

Good morning Bendigo - 01.09.2014

A bittersweet morning for us all. The first day of spring is sure to bring a few smiles, but on a Monday? Not to mention a top of 14 with showers today.

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8 hrs ago | The Age

Despite the August rain, another active fire season threatens

Above-average temperatures and rain deficits mean Australia's main population centres can expect a more active bushfire season this summer than usual.

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12 hrs ago | Cellular News

Telstra Testing LTE Using the 700Mhz Bands

Australia's Telstra says that it has secured early access to the 700 MHz spectrum for commercial trials starting in mid September.

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16 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

Aussie Jihadist named ISIS leader

This man identifed himself as Australian Abu Yahya ash Shami, left, in an ISIS recruitment video, but may not be the same man reportedly becoming a military leader in Iraq.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABC News

Drought-stricken Queensland gets tropical gift

The delivery is the fourth from a group of Magnetic Island friends calling themselves East West Relief, who have raised more than $25,000 over five months to buy hay and stock feed.

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NEWS.com.au

Pensioner who pulled a swifty on Palmer

While addressing rumours of friction amongst the PUP senators, Clive Palmer reveals a little too much about his trip to the toilet.

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Townsville Bulletin

Visiting fur seal warms to our climes

A fur seal that was spotted under the Lucinda Bulk Sugar Terminal had onlookers in awe as it sought shade and shelter from the crashing waves.

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Asopa People

Dorney's loss leaves Australia voiceless in the South Pacific

FOR most of the last 40 years, Sean Dorney has been the voice of Australia on radio and television.

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Philly.com

For cancer patient, 'life is how the time goes by'

Sue Russell has rare ocular melanoma. Her life is scans and trials, tears and fear.

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ABC News

BasicsCard users buying cigarettes, bartering with groceries

Welfare recipients are spending money quarantined for essentials on banned items and bartering groceries for cash and alcohol, an ABC investigation has found.

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ABC News

Conservationists hope Sunshine Coast aerial eco-tourism zip line scheme will not get off the ground

Environmentalists fear a proposed tourism development in the Sunshine Coast hinterland will damage one of the region's last rainforest habitats.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

ABC News

Lake Argyle in Western Australia's remote Kimberley earmarked for future 'second capital'

There has long been talk of the need to more densely populate Australia's north, and Lake Argyle, on the border of Western Australia and the Northern Territory, has been earmarked as the ideal location.

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NEWS.com.au

Bikies' $1m legal bill in VLAD fight

Campbell Newman is confident he's winning his war on bikies and criminals with the latest statistics showing a decrease in offenses across Queensland UNITED Motorcycle Council Queensland claims it has cost up to $1 million so far to get its case against the state's anti-bikie laws to the High Court.

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Daily Mail

North Brisbane crowned Australia's booziest region with more than...

Shocking figures reveal Australia is a binge-drinking nation with more than 700,000 consuming excessive amounts of alcohol at least once a week.

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Canberra Times

Twin towers planned for CBD fringe

A former South Australian developer plans to spend $400 million on two 25-storey residential towers on the outskirts of Brisbane's CBD.

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Townsville Bulletin

Don't risk another fukushima

Pressed against the window of a helicopter the former Japanese prime minister was faced with the decision on whether to evacuate Tokyo as the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster took hold on March 11, 2011.

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Xinhuanet

Singapore is the future of China in urban order

Invited to deliver the graduation speech at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, I was floored by the number of Chinese students in the graduating class.

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Fire Rescue Magazine

Simulation-Based Assessment Facilitates Learning & Enhances Clinical Judgment

Undergraduate paramedics and new firefighter recruits simulate patient extrication at Queensland Combined Emergency Service Academy at Whyte Island in Queensland, Australia.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

JD Supra

U.S. Export-Import Bank Financing of Australian LNG Project Avoids...

In the K&L Gates' Global Government Solutions 2014 Annual Outlook , we reported on a case filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California raising questions about whether inter-agency consultations required by U.S. law are implicated when the United States provides funding for extraterritorial energy projects.

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